‘Tuyekar’ gives cops, locals the slip

The main suspect accused in the Assagao murder case was allegedly spotted in Siolim on Tuesday evening sources informed TOI.

Ranjit Tuyekar was spotted in Marna-Siolim at around 5pm. He was noticed by one of the locals who caught hold of him but the accused managed to give him a slip. Later, the police were informed about it and they gave him a chase, but it was futile. "The suspect was allegedly seen by one of the constables, we chased him but he managed to escape into the forest area," Anjuna PI Vishwesh Karpe said. "It cannot be confirmed that the person was Ranjit Tuyekar, we have launched a search operation for him," Karpe said. [TOI]